Newland Names Bartholomew “Bart” Stevens BIA’s Deputy Bureau Director for Field Operations, Kimberly Bouchard as Eastern Regional Director

WASHINGTON – Today, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Bryan Newland announced appointments to two key leadership posts within the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA): Bartholomew “Bart” Stevens, an enrolled member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona with ancestry from the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona, the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes in Idaho and the Ute Tribe in Utah, as Deputy Bureau Director for Field Operations in Albuquerque, N.M., and Kimberly Bouchard, of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin, as Eastern Regional Office Regional Director in Nashville, Tenn. Both appointments became effective this month.